gender twist


gender twist
  a role traditionally played by a male or female that is switched and played by a member of the opposite sex; see also non-traditional casting
  Examples: Rosalind Russell as Hildy Johnson (originally a male role) in His Girl Friday (1940), Judi Dench as M in the Bond series

Glossary of cinematic terms . 2015.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Gender studies — is a field of interdisciplinary study which analyzes the phenomenon of gender. Gender Studies is sometimes related to studies of class, race, ethnicity, sexuality and location.Healey, J. F. (2003). Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Class : the… …   Wikipedia

  • Twist ending — A twist ending or surprise ending is an unexpected conclusion or climax to a work of fiction, and which often contains irony or causes the audience to reevaluate the narrative or characters. A twist ending is the conclusive form of plot twists.… …   Wikipedia

  • Monks (Oliver Twist) — Edward Monks Leeford Information Species Human Gender Male Family Edwin Leeford (father, deceased) Mrs Leeford (mother, deceased) Oliver Twist (half brother) Edward Monks Leeford …   Wikipedia

  • Nancy (Oliver Twist) — First appearance Oliver Twist Last appearance Created by Charles Dickens Portrayed by Elita Proctor Otis Constance Collier Gladys Brockwell …   Wikipedia

  • Oliver Twist (character) — For other uses, see Oliver Twist. Oliver Twist First appearance Oliver Twist Created by Charles Dickens Portrayed by Jackie Coogan (1922) John Howard Davies (1948) Mark Lester (1968) …   Wikipedia

  • Jack Twist — Infobox character colour = #DEDEE2 name = Jack Twist caption = first = Brokeback Mountain last = cause = nickname = alias = species = gender = Male age = born = 1944 death = 1983 occupation = title = family = spouse = Lureen Newsome children =… …   Wikipedia

  • Kimberly Peirce — (born September 8, 1967), is an American film director, notable for her debut feature, Boys Don t Cry (1999). Her second feature, Stop Loss , has been released by Paramount Pictures on March 28, 2008 in the USA and in Canada. Biography Early life …   Wikipedia

  • Love At First Fight — Infobox Chinese Film name = Love At First Fight caption = director = Cui Bao Zhu Wang Zi Ming writer = starring = Wallace Huo Miriam Yeung producer = Zhang Xiao Wu Ren Zhong Lun distributor = budget = released = 5 April, 2002 runtime = 45 min… …   Wikipedia

  • List of My Little Pony characters — This is a list of characters from the long running My Little Pony toy franchise. The My Little Pony franchise first debuted in the year 1400 B.C., the creation of American illustrator and designer Bonnie Zacherle. Together with sculptor Charles… …   Wikipedia

  • performing arts — arts or skills that require public performance, as acting, singing, or dancing. [1945 50] * * * ▪ 2009 Introduction Music Classical.       The last vestiges of the Cold War seemed to thaw for a moment on Feb. 26, 2008, when the unfamiliar strains …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.